Tag: Cooking

What’s Cooking with Chef Shaul

One of the most comforting of fruits in the winter is the humble tomato. It is sweet and warmly acidic, and comforting. Therefore, I am featuring two recipes incorporating tomatoes. One is a roasted pepper and tomato dip which I kept working at until I got to the point where I felt it was worthy […]

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Will It Sous Vide? Fall-Off-The-Bone Chicken Feet

Hello, food-loving friends, and welcome back to a very tender installment of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator (most of the time). Read more…

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Elevate Homemade Salads by Chilling Your Plate

Nobody likes a warm, wilted salad. If you want your homemade salads to be as crisp and refreshing as the ones you get at a restaurant, try this trick.Read more…

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How to Buy, Prepare, and Enjoy Raw Fish

Raw fish preparations like sashimi, gravlax, and crudo may seem like something you should only trust the professionals with but, if you know your stuff, you can actually buy, prepare, and enjoy the raw stuff in the cozy comfort of your own home.Read mo…

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You Suck At Cooking: Valentine’s Day Brownies

You Suck At Cooking shows us how to easily impress your better half (to be) with some sweetness.

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Make Your Own Starbucks-Style Sous Vide Egg Bites at Home

If you like those new Sous Vide Egg Bites at Starbucks, you’ll be happy to know you can easily make your own version at home.

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Nachos Building Tips From an Award-Winning Chef

Nachos may be the perfect finger food. They’re crispy, gooey, and packed with flavor in every bite—if you build them right, that is. These tips will get you on the right track.

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Choose the Right Refrigerator With This Helpful Graphic

Your refrigerator is arguably the most important appliance in your kitchen, which makes buying a new one a potentially stressful process. Luckily, Real Simple has created an handy graphic to help you pick the perfect fridge for you and your food.Read m…

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Make This Mediterranean Spice Blend and Use It On Everything 

I first had za’atar, a Mediterranean spice blend featuring thyme, sumac, and sesame seeds, in Israel, and it was a revelation. This savory seasoning powder was good on almost everything—from seared lamb to yogurt—and I don’t know why it never occurred to me to just make my own.

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Make Instant, Four-Ingredient Ice Cream With Snow

Mixing ingredients for homemade ice cream is easy—it’s the freezing that’s the hard part. It drives us impatient people mad. If the weather outside is frightful, use the snow to your advantage.

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It’s Not Impossible to Peel a Frozen Banana

Ideally bananas should be peeled before freezing, but the world is not an ideal place, and I have been known to lazily chuck an unpeeled banana in the freezer. I thought this meant having to wait for the thing to thaw before peeling, but it turns out t…

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Elevate Home-Cooked Steak Dinners by Pre-Heating Your Plates

Restaurants use a clever trick to make their steaks seem better than the ones you cook at home, and it’s all in the plating. You can easily use the same trick at home and make your already great steak dinners even better.

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What to Drink With Steak if You Don’t Like Red Wine

Red wine and steak is a classic pairing for a reason—they tastes great together—but not everyone can handle all of those tannins. Fortunately, there are many other beverages that work with a perfectly-cooked hunk of meat, and most of them are quite boozy.

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Will It Sous Vide? Let’s Pick Another Topic!

Greetings, sous vide fans! And welcome back to another exciting topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Read more…

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Keep These Colors in Mind When Picking Avocados

Avocados are a very important food with which you can craft many tasty delights, but picking a perfectly ripe one can be challenging at times. Luckily—as one Reddit user brought to our attention—one crafty company has started putting color chart stickers right on the fruit, making grocery shopping that much easier.

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Five Foods That Stay Good Almost Indefinitely

They say everything has an expiration date, but it turns out that certain foods will keep indefinitely.Read more…

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The Difference Between Potstickers, Wontons, and Gyoza

Dumplings are a broad term to describe pieces of dough that envelope some sort of meat or veggie filling. Potstickers, wontons, and gyoza are all dumplings found in Asian cuisine. The main differences lie in their country of origin, the type and thickn…

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Four Healthy-Ish Super Bowl Snack Ideas

Super Bowl party food is glorious in its decadence. Meaty, cheesy, crunchy, and greasy, these snacks sure taste delicious, but they can also put you into a food coma before halftime. Luckily, there are easy menu modifications you can make to make thing…

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Fried Pizza Dough Is a Super Satisfying, Simple Appetizer

If you are the type of person who blitzes through the sauce and cheese portion of a pizza to get to the crust, I have good news. Through the power of frying, you can finally make pizza crust the star it deserves to be, rather than an afterthought.Read …

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Will It Sous Vide? Melty Cheese Sauce From Any Cheese

Hello, everyone, and welcome back to a particularly gooey episode of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Read more…

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Google’s Recipe Search Adds Suggestions, Flavor Categories, and More

Starting today, when you seek out recipes with Google Search, you’ll be able to quickly narrow down your search with recommended categories, as well as be given suggestions for recipes.

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What to Look for When Buying a Silicone Spatula

A silicone spatula is one of the most versatile pieces of kitchen equipment you can purchase. From scrambling eggs to scraping out the last bits of cake batter from the bowl, those things get used, and you want to make sure you get a good one.Read more…

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The World’s Smallest Brownies Look Very Delicious

Another tiny meal by Walking With Giants that not only looks very very small in the end, but also in the making. Tiny spoons, tiny plates and probably the world’s smallest brownie. Yummy!

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I’m excited to try out a thermal cooker

I just ordered a thermal cooker, they sound like wonderful camping tools. Anyone got recipe suggestions?

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Graphic designer creates impeccably decorated sugar cookies

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Los Angeles-based graphic designer Holly Fox combines her love of baking and design with these amazing iced sugar cookies.

You can see more of her designs on Instagram and even order some cookies for yourself on Etsy—although, unfortunately, Fox is already sold out through 2016. Here are some of my favorite designs:

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